The Coding Process


Decide on MCA Code Category and number of crew / people on board.

Pre- Code Survey to include stability heel test check if required.

Submit SCV1 Application to Certifying Authority to open vessel file.

Prepare and equip vessel per details list of vessel specific requirement per the Pre-Code Survey.

Formal Code Survey to include out of water inspection.
Formal Stability Heel Test with vessel fully equipped and loaded.

Completion of SCV2 Survey documentation.
Carry out MLC Review and Completion of Documentation.

Submission of SCV2 documentation to CA for scrutineering and approval.

Issue of Code Certification.
5 year duration – subject to annual midterm inspection/declaration.